Enigma (multimedia zine)

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Zine
Title: Enigma
Publisher: Blue Jay Press
Editor(s): Sue S
Date(s): 1981-1994
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Medium: print
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Fandom: multimedia
Language: English
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Enigma is a gen multimedia fanzine produced from various locations in Yorkshire, England, between 1981 and 1994, by Sue S., Pamela D. and Marilyn W. using the imprint name Blue Jay Press.

There are two special editions, The Best of Enigma: Starsky and Hutch and The Best of Enigma: Professionals.

Issue 1

cover of issue #1, Iain Stuart

Enigma 1 was published in 1981 and has 90 pages. It has a front cover by Iain Stuart.


Issue 2

cover of issue #2, Iain Stuart

Enigma 2 was published in 1981 and has 90 pages. It has a front cover by Iain Stuart.


Issue 3

Enigma 3 was published in 1981 and has 90 pages.

NB: in a classic fandom foul-up the title page of 'Enigma 3' is actually headed 'Enigma 4'.

Issue 4

issue 4

Enigma 4 was published in 1982 and has 90 pages.


Issue 5

cover of issue #5, C. Casey

Enigma 5 was published in 1982 and has 90 pages. The front cover is by C. Casey. (fiction)

  • "The Second Oldest Profession" by Kim B. (The Wild Geese) (7) (fiction)
  • "Charters of the Land" by C S Armitage (Captain Scarlet) - serial (20) (fiction)
  • "Incident Report" by Cathy B. (Starsky and Hutch) (31) (fiction)
  • "Booby Trap" by Eleanor F. (The Professionals) (39) (fiction)
  • "Cities and Thrones and Powers" by Sue S. (The Sandbaggers/The Professionals) (53) (fiction) [1]
  • The Ballad of the Rebel's Return by Jean S and Sue S (17) (poem)
  • But Jeff by Anon (30) (poem)
  • Limericks to be Quietly Murdered for Part 1 by Anon (34) (poem)
  • The Torturer's Song by Stuartsky (35) (poem)
  • Secret Army by Yvonne Mc (50) (poem)
  • Limericks to be Quietly Murdered for Part 2 by Anon (52) (poem)
  • art by Min, C. C, Virgilia T, Jane Bushnell, Christina, back cover by Min
  • crossword puzzle by Jo Angela T and Kim B (36)
  • Locs and acknowledgements (4)


Issue 6

cover of issue #6, Iain Stuart

Enigma 6 was published in May 1982 and has 90 pages.

  • "Quicksilver" by Sue S. (Sapphire and Steel) (11) (fiction)
  • "Shades of the Prison House" by C.S. A (Captain Scarlet) - serial (17) (fiction)
  • "Consciences" by C. C (Blake's 7) (35) (fiction)
  • "Denouement" by Ann F (The Incredible Hulk) (40) (fiction)
  • "Surprise!" by Marilyn W (Blake's 7) (49) (fiction)
  • "Sorry, Wrong Number" by Janet Ellicott (Doc Savage, Man of Bronze) (53) (fiction)
  • "Return of the Red Baron" by J.A. Mortimore (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century) (62) (fiction)
  • The Awakening by Chris J (4) (poem)
  • After the Triffids by Lesley-Anne K (15) (poem)
  • Prima Donna by Karen Miller (16) (poem)
  • Worse Limericks by Lesley-Anne Kerr (42) (poem)
  • Misunderstanding by Ally F (61) (poem)
  • Who Will Care by Christine H (38) (poem)
  • art by Iain Stuart (front cover), Prima Donna (Bodie) by Min, Consciences (Avon) by Casey, back cover of Colt Seavers by Christina M
  • Editorial by Sue S (5) (misc)
  • LoC file (7) (misc)
  • The Sandbaggers by Tracy Adamczyk (10) (misc)
  • How to Lose Friends and Influence People by Jean Sheward and Lillian [unreadable] (misc)
  • Enigma 4 Crossword answers (misc)
  • The Great Enigma Turlough Competition (54) (misc)
  • Three Little Words by Sue S (55) (misc)
  • Reciprocal Advertising as Promisd (90) (misc)


Issue 7

cover of issue #7

Enigma 7 was published in October 1983 and has 90 pages.


Issue 8

cover of issue #8

Enigma 8 was published in November 1984 and contains 90 pages.

  • "Shore of the Strange Forever" by Pamela D. (original fiction) (8 pages)
  • "Near Miss" by 'Questor' (Knight Rider) (12 pages)
  • "Calculated Risk" by Ann F. (The Professionals) (4 pages)
  • "Denouement" by Ann F. (The Incredible Hulk) (12 pages
  • "Enlightened Times" by 'Val Kyrie' (Doctor Who) (13 pages)
  • "And Give His Angels Charge" by C.S. Armitage (Captain Scarlet) - serial (34 pages)
  • also poetry and non-fiction.


Issue 9

Enigma 9 was published in 1985 and contains 90 pages.


Issue 10

Enigma 10 was published in 1986 and contains 90 pages.


Issue 11

Enigma 11 was published in 1987 and contains 100 pages.


Issue 12

cover of issue #12

Enigma 12 was published in 1989 and contains 88 pages.


Issue 13

Enigma 13 was published in 1990 and contains 86 pages.


Issue 14

Enigma 14 was published in 1992 and contains 90 pages.


Issue 15

Enigma 15 was published in 1994 and contains 90 pages.


References

  1. This was a sequel to "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" in Disinformation One.